Caricom Day

Caricom Day

On or near July 4
CARICOM stands for the "Caribbean Community," an organization established on July 4, 1973, for the purpose of supporting a common market, coordinating foreign policy, and promoting cooperation among the 15 member states of the Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. Caricom Day is celebrated on or around July 4 in Barbados, Guyana, and St. Vincent. In Antigua and Barbuda, it is celebrated on the first Saturday in June.
CONTACTS:
Caribbean Community
P.O. Box 10827
Georgetown, Guyana
592-222 0001-75; fax: 592-222 0171
www.caricom.org
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 112

Celebrated in: Guyana